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Flypasts mark Wakes week in Tideswell

A Spitfire flypast marked the start of a week of fun in Tideswell as the village holds its annual Wakes event. Photo by Bernard O'Sullivan.

A Spitfire flypast marked the start of a week of fun in Tideswell as the village holds its annual Wakes event. Photo by Bernard O'Sullivan.

A Spitfire flypast on Sunday marked the start of a week of fun in Tideswell as the village holds its annual Wakes event.

The fun culminates this Saturday, carnival day, which will also feature a flypast, this time from a 1944 Hawker Hurricane at 2.15pm, to mark the beginning of the carnival parade.

The procession, which begins at 3pm, will feature Tideswell Band as well as a variety of floats and foot characters.

Later in the day, the fun continues with a live band at The George Hotel, a queen’s arena at the Old Grammar School and the torchlight procession at 9.45pm.

On Sunday morning, there will be a cafe style church service at 10.30am, followed by a Churches Together open air service at the main well at 2pm, and the Off to the Circus Grand Wakes finale at the Horse and Jockey from 3pm to 6pm.

Photo by Bernard O’Sullivan.

 

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